I want KDE3 task bar behaviour

Robin Atwood robin at binro.org
Sat Feb 28 11:18:33 GMT 2009

On Friday 27 Feb 2009, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> >> In KDE 3, if I configured the task to disappear automatically after
> >> some time, and if I switched the virtual desktop with some
> >> self-defined key combinations, the task bar got an event to become
> >> visible (and disappear later on, as configured).  This was extremely
> >> convenient -- if not essential -- for orientation (I use six virtual
> >> desktops).
> >>
> >> In KDE 4, this behaviour is no longer the default (the task bar stays
> >> invisible), and I haven't found a way to switch it on.  How can I
> >> reactivate this?  Or has this feature been dropped?  This would be a
> >> reason to file a big, fat bug report

I tried removing the task manager from the panel and adding it to a new panel 
at the top of the screen. When I did that, the clock and systray in the 
original panel filled the now available space and became enormous. Anyone 
know how to prevent this happening?

Robin Atwood.

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 Where there ain't no Ten Commandments an' a man can raise a thirst"
         from "Mandalay" by Rudyard Kipling

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